~UNH shuts out Vermont; NU blanks Yale; UConn, Friars down Maine~
||PURE HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE WEEK
|#4 KATHRYN MILLER, BOSTON U.
(Sophomore Defenseman; Milverton, Ont.)
|Miller scored two goals and three assists in BU's wins over Providence and New Hampshire
during the weekend. She recorded the primary assist on Louise Warren's game-winning goal
against Providence on Saturday.
||PRO AMBITIONS ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
|#34 ROXANNE DOUVILLE, VERMONT
(Freshman Goaltender; Beloeil, Que.)
|Douville stopped 59 of the 63 shots (.937 save percentage) she faced this
weekend on the road against New Hampshire and No. 6 Boston College.
She recorded 35 saves on Sunday vs. the Eagles at Conte Forum, including
six in the extra frame.
||WHEA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
|#41 FLORENCE SCHELLING, NORTHEASTERN
(Junior Goaltender; Oberengstringen, Switz.)
|Schelling made 58 saves on the week (.951 save percentage, including a 34 save-effort to
record her first shutout of the season against Yale, 4-0. Schelling made 17 saves in the second
period vs. the Bulldogsand thwarted four power play chances in the stanza. She also stopped
24 shots in the loss to BC on Wednesday night at Matthews Arena.
||WHEA TEAM OF THE WEEK
|BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS
|The Terriers posted two victories at home on the weekend over Providence on Saturday
(4-1) and New Hampshire on Sunday (5-2). The Terriers' penalty kill was a perfect 7-for-7 on
the weekend. BU posted a pair of four-goal periods, on Saturday in the second frame vs.
PC and Sunday in the final period against the Wildcats. The Terriers outshot the Friars, 45-28 for the game
in the victory on Saturday.
Pure Hockey Player of the Week Kathryn Miller of Boston University
Lori Antflick (Sr., F, Thornhill, Ont.) Recorded two assists in the Huskies' 4-0 win over Yale.
Maude Blain, UConn (So., D, Magog, Que.) Had an assist on the first UConn goal in the 3-1 win over Maine, her third of the season.
Corinne Buie, PC (Jr., F, Edina, Minn.) Buie added a goal and an assist in the Friars' 3-1 win over visiting Maine. She finished the weekend with a +5 rating.
Brittany Esposito, NU (So., F, Edmonton, Alta.) Scored a goal in a 3-1 loss vs. No. 6 BC before she notched a goal in a 4-0 win against Yale on Saturday.
Kiera Kingston, BC (Jr., G, Trumbull, Conn.) Made 20 saves in first season start against Vermont, helping BC to a tie.
Jenelle Kohanchuk, BU (Jr., F, Winnipeg, Man.) Recorded four points (2g,2a), including the game-winning goal vs. UNH, in BU's two wins over the weekend.
Genevieve Lacasse, PC (Jr., G, Scarborough, Ont.) Notched 71 saves in the 2-1-0 week for the Friars.
Lindsey Minton, UNH (Richardson, Texas) Recorded her third consecutive shutout with a 21-save effort vs. UVM.
Kailey Nash, Vermont (Jr., D, Middletown, R.I.) Nash recorded a goal and an assist on Sunday as Vermont tied the No. 6 Boston College 2-2.
Casey Pickett, NU (So. F, Wilmington, Mass.) Tallied two goals and recorded a team high six shots on goal to lead Northeastern past Yale, 4-0.
Alyse Ruff, PC (Sr., F, Tualatin, Ore.) Ruff contributed a goal and an assist in the Friars' 3-1 victory over Maine on Sunday. She finished with a +3 rating.
Kelli Stack, BC (Sr., F, Brooklyn Heights, Ohio) Finished her weekend 2-2-4 with two assists against Northeastern and two goals in Vermont game.
Laura Veharanta, PC (Jr., F, La Verne, Calif.) Notched two goals within ten seconds of each other in the win against Yale.
Taylor Wasylk, BC (Fr., F, Port Huron, Mich.) Recorded a goal in game at Northeastern to bring her season total to seven, second most on the team.
BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS HOME RECORD
improved to start the season, extending a program best
Danielle Doherty, BC (NEWTON, MASS.)
scored her first collegiate goal on Wednesday against Northeastern
Brittany Dougherty, MAINE (Chesterfield, MICH.)
has goals in five of her last seven games
Jennie Gallo, MAINE (Castlegar, B.C.)
played in her 100th career game as a Black Bear on Saturday
Kathryn Miller, BU (MILVERTON, ONT.)
equaled her 2009-10 point total in two games this weekend
Brittany Esposito, NU (EDMONTON, ALTA.)
has a goal in three-straight games to go along with a five-game point streak
Maggie Pendleton, PC (Woodbury, Minn.)
earned her first collegiate point with an assist in the win vs. Maine
Kelli Stack, BC (BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, OHIO)
HAS A POINT IN 10 GAMES TO START THE SEASON WITH FIVE MULTI-POINT EFFORTS IN THAT TIME
Boston College: Molly Schaus and Meagan Mangene were missing in action in Sunday's game
against Vermont due to practicing with the Four Nations Cup team…Kiera Kingston got her first start of
the season and made 20 saves in the tie…BC remains undefeated with three ties and seven wins, no
losses…The Eagles gained their 10th league point with a 2-2 tie against Vermont. They won the season
series vs. Vermont, 2-0-1…Danielle Doherty scored her first collegiate goal at Northeastern…Jessica
Martino had her first assist and point with the Eagles at Northeastern…BC travels to St. Lawrence for a
two-game weekend series Nov. 12-13.
Boston University: The No. 5 Boston University women's ice hockey team extended its unbeaten
streak to nine games (8-0-1) with wins over Providence and New Hampshire over the weekend…BU is
also 6-0-0 at home to start the season, extending a program record…Sophomore Kathryn Miller, who
registered two goals and three assists all of last season, equaled her 2009-10 totals this weekend…BU has
successfully killed off its opposition's last 12 power plays…The Terriers have outscored their opponents,
43-20, this season, including an 18-5 margin in the second period.
University of Connecticut: The 3-1 victory over Maine marked the first Hockey East victory
of the season for the Huskies, as they improve to 12-0-1 over Maine in the past 13 meetings...With
her assist on the third goal of the game against Maine, Jennifer Chaisson ranks fourth in the UConn
career record book with 47 assists and seventh with 69 points...With 27 saves against the Black Bears,
Alexandra Garcia has now recorded at least 25 saves in eight games this season...After the goals from
Jocelyn Slattery and Taylor Gross, the freshmen class continues to lead the Huskies with eight goals and
six assists for 14 points on the season...Freshman Taylor Gross now has a team-high four goals and is
tied for the team lead with six points.
University of Maine: Maine dropped its first two WHEA games of the season … The Black Bears lost
their WHEA opener 3-1 on the road against Connecticut and then followed that game up with another 3-1
loss this time to Providence…Danielle Ward (Lansing, Mich.) assisted on Maine's goal against Providence
as she now stands just two points shy of 80 career points in just 60 career games…Both of Maine's goals
over the weekend were power play goals as Maine has now notched a power play goal in their last three
games…Thalia Grundstrom (Franklin, Mass.) saw her first action for the Black Bears when she dressed
against UConn…The Black Bears are 14/62 on the power play this season, a 22.6% mark which is just a
tenth of a point behind Boston University for the best power play percentage in WHEA…The Black Bears
host Northeastern for a two game series this weekend beginning on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m.
University of New Hampshire: UNH is 5-0-0 at home and has outscored the opposition 12-4 in
those five games at the Whittemore Center...Lindsey Minton's shutout streak, which spanned five games,
ended at 219 minutes, 43 seconds when BU scored its second-period goal; it marked the longest shutout
streak of her career...UNH had been unbeaten (6-0-0) when scoring the game's first goal until Sunday's
loss at BU...In three league games, UNH has outscored the opposition 4-0 in the first period...Freshman
forward Sarah Campbell recorded her first career point with an assist at BU...Sophomore defenseman
Bryanna Farris tallied her first career multiple-point game with two assists vs. UVM...The 10 Canadians
on UNH's roster have scored 22 of the team's 26 goals (85%).
Northeastern University: The Huskies finished their six-game homestand at 4-1-1...With the
exception of the victory against Princeton on Oct. 22, at least one Northeastern newcomer has recorded a
point in every Husky win...The 4-0 shutout against Yale marks the second-straight season that Northeastern
has blanked the Bulldogs...The Huskies haven't allowed a third period goal in their last three contests...
Six Huskies have now tallied game-winning goals this season after Casey Pickett's GWG against Yale...
The sophomore class currently leads the Huskies in points among classes with 33 points (14-19-33). All
five Husky goals in the BC and Yale games came off of sophomore sticks.
Providence College: The Friars just completed a stretch of four games in nine days, their most
congested span in this year's schedule. Sophomore Jessica Vella (Pickering, Ontario) represented the
team at a press conference Wednesday (11/3) announcing Whaler Fest, an outdoor hockey celebration
in February at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. The Friars will be playing an outdoor game against
UConn on February 13 as part of the festivities. On Monday, November 8, former Friar great Cammi
Granato will be inducted in the Hockey Hall of Fame, joining fellow 2010 inductee Angela James as the
first women to enter the Hall.
University of Vermont: Vermont is 1-0-4 when scoring the first goal this season…Senior captain
Celeste Doucet (Memramcook, N.B.) leads the Catamounts in scoring with three goals, and three assists…
Sunday Vermont went to overtime for the fifth time in 10 games this season…Five ties in a season
sets a new school record…The Catamounts will finish their six-game Hockey East road trip next weekend
as they travel to face Boston University in a two-game set.